Course syllabus

Real-Time Systems

EDAF85, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2020-03-30

General Information

Compulsory for: IDA3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to give an overview of different programming techniques
available for solving problems occurring when computers are interfaced with external hardware.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: There will be (normally) a written examination which consists of assignments of exploratory nature and programming/design problems. The final grade of the course is based on the result of the written exam. In order to qualify for the exam, the students must have passed the compulsory parts of the course, i.e., laboratory exercises, including oral presentation of lab projects.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0117. Name: Written Examination in Real-Time Systems.
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. To qualify for the exam, the laboratory work must be completed. The final grade of the course is based on the result of the written exam.
Code: 0217. Name: Laboratory Work.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: For a passing grade the laboratory work must be completed. A laboratory exercise is completed, when both parts (design and implementation) have been reviewed and accepted by the course teacher. Contents: The laboratory exercises (labs) comprises a theoretical part (program design) and a practical part (implementation of the designed program).


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: EDA040, EDA698, EDAF55

Reading list

Contact and other information

Director of studies: Studierektor,
Course homepage:
Further information: This course is given at Campus Helsingborg. Compulsory labs and respective preparing exercises must be conducted / reported on the time and place specified in the beginning of the course. Anyone who fails without good reason can not expect to report more than one lab / exercise on a subsequent occasion. Those who despite reasonable preparation and attendance were unable to finish an exercise / lab, will be allowed to submit their solutions for approval at the next scheduled occasion. For the last compulsory lab / exercise in these cases an extra occasion will be scheduled. Those who are ill or have other valid reasons to be away from compulsory education shall promptly contact the course coordinator and communicate this and to agree on reporting the lab / exercise at a later date. Those who are away from a large number of occasions, however, even in these cases will be referred to the next course occasion. The course is given in Swedish, while the course material including the written exam is provided in English. Students have a right to answer the exam questions in Swedish.